The top-of-the-line regulator set, ideal for shallow or deep dives, is the Apeks XTX 200 & XTX 40 Octopus.
The XTX 200 enjoys its position at the top of the Apeks regulator family, coming in second only to the XTX Tungsten. Every component of this product has been meticulously engineered to provide the highest-quality regulation, making it the ultimate fusion of style and excellent performance.
Possesses a cutting-edge Diver Changeable Exhaust system (DCE). Using this device, the diver can go from a tiny exhaust tee to a large one. This allows the user a choice between a wider exhaust tee for a smaller, more comfortable regulator and a narrower exhaust tee for less bubble interference (necessary for underwater photography). Each set of exhaust tees is included with the regulator.
An extra benefit of an integrated heat exchanger is provided by an optional fifth port (available on the Tungsten, XTX200, and XTX100 first stages).
It can be changed from a right-handed to a left-handed hose configuration. It takes only a few seconds to convert the regulator to a left-handed layout. However, only APKES Authorized Service Technicians can carry out this procedure.
YOKE or DIN configurations are both possible.
All versions now come complete with braided flexi-hoses. These hoses are more flexible, more robust, and less in weight.
Appropriate for usage in cold water (below 10 C/50 F).
Out of the box, EAN40 compatible.
The XTX40 Octopus has left and right-hand reversibility and offers the same features and performance as the XTX40 second stage. It includes a 36" Yellow hose and a high-visibility Yellow front cover. Appropriate for usage in cold water (below 10C/50 F).
|Connections||Yoke and DIN are available|
|Type of first stage||Over-balanced diaphragm design, environmentally sealed|
|Body Type||One-piece forged body|
|Number of HP ports||2 (7/16" UNF)|
|Number of MP ports||4 with 5th port option (3/8" UNF)|
|Environmental Dry Kit||Standard|
|First stage exterior||Chrome over marine brass|
|Orientation||Convertible LH or RH|
|Type of second stage||Pneumatically balanced|
|Opening Effort Control Knob||Yes|
|Integrated Venturi Lever||Yes|
|Exhaust tee||Driver Changeable -comes with 2 sets|
|Heat Exchanger for freezing resistance||Yes|
|Hose type||Braided Flexi-hose|
|Overall work of breathing (WOB) scores||Avg. 0.70 joules/liter|
|Nitrox compatible||Yes to 40% O2 when new, out of the box/ Can be O2 cleaned to 100%|
|Weight||Yoke 1272g / DIN 1142g|
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